Courses that apply to the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) degree

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BLS distribution area Academic term Subject Area Catalog Number Section Course Title Locationsort descending Start Date End Date Instructor(s)
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1510 Introduction to Computing Online
Mark Fienup
Social Sciences Fall 2021 CAP 3121
02
Creativity and the Evolution of Culture Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Deanne Gute
Professional Fields Open SW 1041 Social Welfare: A World View Online
Katherine Van Wormer
Professional Fields Spring 2022 FAM SERV 2111
01
Families and End of Life Issues Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Christine Kessens
Humanities Fall 2021 RELS 1020
10
Religions of the World Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Robert Steed
Professional Fields Fall 2021 EDLEAD 6260
60
Power, Politics & Ethics for International Educators Online Oct 18, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Kenneth Hayes
Social Sciences Spring 2022 CRIM 2134
01
Crime Analysis Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Staff TBD
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Spring 2022 BIOL 1012
01
Life: The Natural World Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Stephen O'Kane
Social Sciences Fall 2021 CRIM 2025
02
Criminology Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Gayle Rhineberger
Humanities Spring 2022 HUM 3127
02
Middle East Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Kenneth Atkinson
Professional Fields Spring 2022 ELEMECML 3149
60
Child, Family, School and Community Relationships Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Jun Ai
Professional Fields Fall 2021 TECH 3148
01
Machine Design Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Nageswara Posinasetti
Professional Fields Spring 2022 LITED 1044
40DJ
Children's Literature Online Dec 16, 2021 Jan 14, 2022
Taraneh Matloob Haghanikar
Social Sciences Fall 2021 GEOG 1110
04
60
World Geography Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Bingqing Liang
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1800 Discrete Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Professional Fields Fall 2021 MGMT 3100
06
Legal and Social Environment of Business Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Teresa Rastede
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open STAT 3771/5771 Applied Statistical Methods for Research Online
Mark Ecker
Professional Fields Spring 2022 GERO 2111
01
Families and End of Life Issues Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Christine Kessens
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Fall 2021 BIOL 1012
01
Life: The Natural World Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Stephen O'Kane
Communications and Arts Fall 2021 COMM 1000
13
Oral Communication Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Kathryn Golsan
Social Sciences Spring 2022 SOC 2010
02
Research Methods Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Staff TBD
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Spring 2022 BIOL 1014
03
Life: Continuity and Change Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Kimberly Cline-Brown
Social Sciences Fall 2021 CAP 3121
01
Creativity and the Evolution of Culture Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Gary Gute
Humanities Spring 2022 HUM 3127
03
Middle East Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Kenneth Atkinson
Professional Fields Spring 2022 ELEMECML 4135
60
01
Middle Level Instruction, Differentiation, and Assessment Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Carolyn Weber

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